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Old 09-06-2012, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by 2006bmw330idh View Post
Ok, What if I find a clean title bmw with bad engine. Should I get it? I have done replaced engine on 98 jetta 2.0l, 2000 jetta vr6, 2005 jetta 2.5, and 2003 passat 1.8t. So I can do it on bmw.
The answer is: It depends. It depends on how much you'd pay for the car, how much a replacement engine would cost, etc.

IMO unless you do something like this for a living it's almost always better to buy a completely functional car that does not require significant repair. It almost always costs more to repair than to just buy a working vehicle.
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